The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
On 9 October 2020, the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, made a Statement of...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Regional Digital Tech Hub will support regional users of telecommunications services to make the most of the connectivity...
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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
New research provides experimental estimates to gauge the economic contribution of three measures of digitalised activities...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
People moving into new real estate developments, whether broadacre estates or apartment blocks, expect ready access to modern...

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Online content regulation

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Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

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